Galleries and Local Artists
Art has always flourished in Oneida County. Kirkland Art Gallery and Hamilton College’s Emerson Art Gallery in Clinton, Sculpture Space, the Edith Langley Barrett Fine Art Gallery at Utica College, and the annual Sidewalk Art Show at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute are just a few of the fine examples of local galleries and public venues for regional artists.
Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library
Griffiss International Sculpture Garden, a unique outdoor sculpture garden located in an industrial development park in Upstate New York, is located on the grounds of the Griffiss Business and Technology Park in Rome, N.Y.
Museum of Art, Performing Arts, School of Art, Gift Gallery and Museum-admission free. The art collection features more than 25,000 American 20th and 21th-century paintings, drawings, sculptures, 19th-century decorative arts, photographs, European paintings, and European and Asian works on paper.
RACC offers art classes, community programs, live music, seasonal festivals, summer camp, and four art galleries which are always open to the public free of charge.
The Wellin Museum of Art stands as a synthesis of honored traditions and new ideas, celebrating the importance of learning through interaction with works of art and material culture from a wide variety of regions and eras.
Sculpture Space, a Mohawk Valley cultural treasure, is unique in North America for its service to sculptors. Work made and first seen in Utica is exhibited in sculpture parks, museums and galleries all around the world. The acclaimed highly-competitive program awards professional artists two-month fellowships annually and has helped close to 500 national/ international artists from 24 countries since 1976.